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Sep 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
america. and i want you to know, we will not let michigan become a right -to-work-for-less state. we will defeat financial martial law for fighting together, standing together and winning together. i'm proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit any time, any place. god bless you and happy labor day. and now i'm very pleased and honored to introduce a woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women whose -- who's lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior, our friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. all right. >> all right. how's everybody? is labor in the house? labor in the house? happy labor day, detroit. [cheers and applause] >> it's great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, president rich trumpka and all of our union leaders and my former congressional colleagues that are also here. give them all a round of applause, please. [applause] >> and of course it's s
Sep 26, 2011 10:00am PDT
in michigan. we'll talk to the michigan republican chair. >>> courting chris christie. even "snl" is weighing in. >> that concludes tonight's debate. as a reminder to chris christie, it's wide open, buddy. an accident doesn't have to slow you down. with better car replacement available only with liberty mutual auto insurance, if your car's totaled, we give you the money for a car one model year newer. to learn more, visit us today. responsibility. what's your policy? ♪ [ dog barks ] [ birds chirping ] ♪ [ mechanical breathing ] [ engine turns over ] ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new volkswagen passat. a new force in the midsize category. ♪ whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil now and maybe up to four in a day. or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. way to go, coach. ♪ i'm sore. use new bengay cold therapy, the only one with pro-cool technology that relieves pain with a blast of cold. it's the same technology used by physical therapists and chiropractors. first, the revolutionary pro-cool technology penetrates the skin releasing an army o
Sep 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
first! we have the resources! >> meanwhile, michigan, another battleground state, and the battle is playing out this weekend. governors perry and romney were there at a republican party event. candy crowley will have straw poll results that are due a little later this hour. we'll chat with her about that. meanwhile, listen to mitt romney talk about what he'll do on day one as president. >> the burden of regulation is even larger than the burden of our taxation. if i'm president the first thing i'm going to do on day one is issue an executive order saying all the regulations put in place by barack obama's administration are put on hold and we're getting rid of the ones that killed jobs. >> again we are expecting results of that straw poll in michigan coming up at the bottom of the hour. we'll check in with candy crowley. >>> six minutes past the hour now. 80 protesters arrested at demonstrations on wall street during the biggest one-day crackdown in more than a week. we told you about these protests last week when they first started. demonstrators you see here have been gathering
Sep 9, 2011 9:00am EDT
purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i have a bill at the desk. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 1892. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 392 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892. the chair appoints the gentlelady from michigan, mrs. miller, to preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 2012 for intelligence and intelligence related activities of the united states government, the community management account, and the central intelligence agency retirement and disability system, and for other purposes. the chair: pursuant to the rule, the bill is considered as read the
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Sep 21, 2011 8:00am PDT
night, and let's take a look at some of the video we've got here on the ipad, this is monroe, michigan, the bomb exploding last night, leaving a man and two children inside the vehicle, in serious condition. now, monroe is about 20 miles outside of toledo, ohio, and you can see the blackened shell of what's left of that car after the explosion that went off on a street that was lined with trees. thankfully, not near any homes or businesses. police say their investigation right now in the very early stages, you can see the federal agents there as part of this right now, the atf is taking the lead on this. and as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. right now, though, they are saying a car bomb, going off in monroe, michigan. as we get more we'll pass it on to you. jon: a man and two children hurt, is that right? >> a man and two children, they are in serious condition. jon: you can imagine, when you see what's left of that car. rick, thanks. jenna: new video is just crossing our international desk in the newsroom. this reportedly the scene in the holmes province in syria this
Sep 29, 2011 4:00pm EDT
politicians are afraid to lose the money they're getting paid to not talk about it. former michigan governor jennifer granholm knows full well the consequences of avoiding those debates. detroit still reeling from the financial crisis of '08. and as the governor argues the political talking points, whether it's on lower taxes or deregulations and markets simply ant the answer. jennifer granholm and her husband dan mullhern are authors of a new book, "governor's story: the fight for jobs and america's future." last i saw you, we were talking about the need to focus on efficiency rather than the fuel source debate as one example of the debates that america deserves that it does not get. explain to me how it is that we can get to having the debates that we all want to engage in, from efficiency and learning that health and jobs. >> dylan, the reason why we wrote this the book is because michigan's experience, really, what's happening to the nation now has happened to michigan over the past decade. everyone's scratching their heads about how to figure out how to create jobs in america in a globa
Sep 24, 2011 11:00am PDT
but we could see an upset. >> thank you very much. so from florida to michigan rick perry convenient the murder to mitt romney territory just a short time ago. perry and romney are both attending a michigan gop conference. romney was born in michigan and his father was a popular governor there. and according to 30 year mortgages are at a all time low. one study shows 60% of americans are questioning home ownership. why are mortgages causing so many hardships? financial expert has our financial fix later on this hour. it feels like a short cut, even through customs. that's what it feels like to be a member. anti-government protesters clashed again today in the capital of yemen. rifle fire and rockets exploding. two dozen people were killed today. many more injured according to medical sources there. yemen's president returned to his country just yesterday. after three months spent in saudi arabia recovering from an assassination attempt. the protesters want him out of office. >>> in other international news. ceo of ubs resigned today. the swiss bank lost $2.3 billion in a
Sep 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. >> go ahead. >> he is a michigan boy. i grew up watching his work on flint. this actually shows his life before he was a filmmaker. i'm looking for a to seeing these stories from his life. >> we did a short interview with him in the paper today which would be by the time you see this last thursday and he describes it as not a memoir. it is sort of an anti mark, just some stories including i think he was 13 years of wandering around the capitol and got lost and ran into bobby kennedy. >> sentiment, a book by michael more. will that automatically be a large print run? >> i would say yes. >> i'm sorry. go ahead. >> he has such a big following online. go to his website and you can see all the people that are talking about this book. i think it will sell a lot of copies. >> well, two other well-known authors who might generate automatic large print runs, and economic books. sylvia nasser and michael lewis. grand pursued, the story of economic genius and boomerang, travels in the third world. what can you tell us about these two books, bob minzesheimer? >> well, probably best known for her las
Sep 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
's prepared to close. mr. doggett: i believe i have an additional speaker. the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, for such time as he -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from kentucky has got the time. mr. davis: mr. speaker, i'll reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from texas. mr. doggett: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from washington state, former chair of this subcommittee, mr. mcdermott. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. mcdermott: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to say just a few words. obviously i support the extension of the tanf, but i think that there is really -- we've been extending it one year at a time, one year at a time, one year at a time for sometime. there really is a need to relook at the whole concept of what this -- this safety net really needs to be. we wiped out welfare as we know it as was the phrase in 1996 at a time when the economy in this country was going straight up. anybody could find a job if they looked for one, and it was very clear that there was ef
Sep 26, 2011 3:00am PDT
the house's on friday. >>> and a michigan straw poll over the weekend, romney registers just over 50% of the vote with the texas governor finishing far back in second place with 17%. perry also finished a distant second in saturday's florida straw poll to businessman herman cain. cain with a surprising 37% of the vote with perry's 15%. romney finished third in florida with 15%. perry had been considered the front-runner until his disappointing performance at thursday's gop debate. what does this mean for the gop race? we'll ask herman cain live when he joins us right here on "american morning" at 7:40 eastern. >>> president obama is keeping the focus on his jobs plan. after a fund-raiser in seattle, the president will attend a series of evens in california today beginning with a town hall. live at the white house, dan lothian is here to tell us more. >> reporter: about 250 people expected to be at that town hall. we're told the questions will be posed by members of link'd in, also the ceo of that company will pose questions to the president. the focus of that town hall will be on the
Sep 7, 2011 5:00pm EDT
s the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from michigan, mr. camp, and the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from michigan. mr. camp: i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, this bipartisan legislation which renews the nearly 40-year-old generalized system of preferences is a vital part of a robust trade agenda, an agenda that makes american companies more competitive and increases american exports. g.s.p. is an important tool for boosting economic growth and job creation. just last week we learned that on the whole there were zero jobs created in august and that the unemployment rate remains above 9%. over the next several weeks, congressional republicans will bring several bills to the floor that will address the shortage of american jobs and help promote job creation. this legislation is an important component of that effort because g.s.p. is critical to the competitiveness of many american manufacturers. having more competitive american companies means creating an
Sep 24, 2011 10:00pm PDT
cain was winning florida, romney and perry were in michigan speaking to the gop faithful. >> in washington, you have people that don't understand america. the president and the people around him think that government is what makes us great, they're wrong. it's the people of america that made us great and keep us great. >> yup, there may be slicker candidates and smoother debaters, but i know what i believe in and i'm going to stand on that belief every day. i will guide this country with a deep, deep rutter. >> though many political experts have said the straw poll won't do much to change the candidate's positions nationally, they may have to rethink their position. >> herman cain in 2012. >> now that herman cain has won in florida, cbs news, new york. >>> they were kicking me out of school because i didn't have my shot. >> students have an urgent assignment. get a shot or get kicked out of school. the reason for the new mandate. >> where did it go? that satellite plummeted to earth early this morning. where nasa believes it may have landed. >>> it's contagious and
Sep 22, 2011 6:30pm PDT
michigan se investiga quien plantÓ la bomba. >>> en california protestan enfermeras para exigir que no les rÉcord ten beneficios esto y mÁs en la ediciÓn nocturna esta noche. >>> una pausa mÁs y maÑana cae el satÉlite averiado que por su tamaÑo pudiera causar daÑos tras entrar en la atmÓsfera, algunos cientÍficos dicen ner unatener idea de donde pudiera caer no le cambie. hola, soy sofia vergara y yo aprovecho lo que tengo. por es siempre he dicho, si lo tienes, muestralo. eres mujer - asi que vistete como mujer. siente te orgullosa. se sexy! mi colecciÓn esta en kmart. vayan! el mundo en vil ante la anunciada caÍda de fragmentos de un satÉlite artificiaartificiaÚo que se sabe que entrarÁ maÑana en la atmÓsfera terrestre veamos. ayer los expertos decÍan que las mÁs de 2 docenas de pedazo de satÉlite podrÍan caer en texas o michigan, o el atlÁntico. >>> esto es algo que no se puede controlar por eso es difÍcil predecir el punto exacto donde caerÁ. >>> pero hoy cientÍficos dicen que los pedazos de satÉlite, podrÍan caer al norte de australia o cerca de la costa de
Sep 26, 2011 4:00am PDT
somewhere in the pacific early saturday morning. >>> in wisconsin, folks near lake michigan had a rare sighting of their own this weekend. time lapsed video shows a waterspout spinning over the surface of the lake near milwaukee. fortunately, the only tornados spotted were the ones that form over water. >>> finally, a sight that could put your stomach in a tailspin this weekend. the seventh annual world tamale eating championship was held in texas. the defending champ reclaimed its title by scarfing down a nauseating 67 tamales in just 12 minutes. oh, the feat earned him $1,500. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is meteorologist todd santos with the weather channel forecast. >> thanks. it would have to add a fewore zeros. let's check out the forecast for a few areas in the southwest. we might start to talk about tropical moisture getting into the forecast. hurricane hillary a pretty formidable system out there. it is a tight woven major hurricane. category 3 storm. i mention it because of what may happen by midweek. not affecting anybody as a major storm bu
Sep 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
) >> reporter: later saturday, perry and romney jockeyed for support in michigan. >> nice to see you this morning. >> reporter: home turf for the former massachusetts governor who grew up in michigan when his father was governor there and where romney captured the g.o.p. primary in 2008. >> hopefully the people of this state will support me like they did last time. >> reporter: romney has hammered perry for calling social security a ponzi scheme and for allowing illegal immigrants to receive a discounted in-state college tuition. >> if you're opposed to illegal immigration, it doesn't mean that you don't have a heart. it means that you have a heart and a brain. >> reporter: the battle between perry, romney, and the rest of the republican field may come down to who is seen seine as the better conservative versus who is seen as more electable. >> if i had to pick between the two i would pick perry because i think of romney as more establishment. >> reporter: in a cbs news/"new york times" poll last week, republicans were split on whether they want a nominee who agrees with them on the
Sep 12, 2011 12:00pm EDT
to congress. rick from michigan, republican. caller: your guests represent two different points of view. i do not want one guy to speak to me at all. the one problem in the government is the federal reserve. we have been under the thumb of the reserve from 1913. these people are running the economy. obama cannot do anything. the congress has given up their constitutional responsibility. we need to redo this whole thing. the system is broke. we pay a gasoline tax. that is supposed to pay all the road costs. we're paying too much tax as it is. we need to eliminate the federal income tax. the others need to be looked at. we have to look at the monetary system. if you print another $447 billion -- we are broke. host: does get reaction. what did you think about his comments? -- let's get reaction. guest: he doesn't want me to talk because i do not agree with this point of view. one of the big problems of the federal reserve is that it is not doing as much as it could be doing to fight the recession. you have ben bernanke doing a lot of pretty aggressive moves. he has not done big quantitative easi
Sep 14, 2011 1:00pm EDT
by the gentleman from new york, mr. reed, as the proponent and the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, as the opponent. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new york. mr. reed: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. reed: madam speaker, i also ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the subjectle of bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. . mr. reed: madam speaker, i am pleased to offer this resolution of disapproval of the request from the president of the united states to borrow an additional $1.5 trillion. dealing with this national debt is one of the primary reasons why i ran for congress. it is to stop the endless borrowing of washington, d.c., on the backs of our children and our grandchildren. i am also pleased to offer it in the house as a demonstration of a commitment to ending the decades' old borrow and spend practices and mentality that runs rampant here in washington. our national
Sep 26, 2011 2:00am PDT
him. the other straw poll was in michigan. mitt romney blew everyone away there with 51% of the vote. perry got just 17%. romney, by the way, is from michigan and he won the state's primary in 2008. >>> two americans will be waking up in the united states this morning after they were freed in iran. josh fattal and shane bauer stepped off a plane in new york. they were arrested in iran in 2009 after allegedly hiking over the border from iraq. they told reporters they were hostages, not prisoners. held in almost complete isolation. >> from the very start the only reason we have been held hostage is because we are american. >> every time we complained about our conditions, the guards would immediately remind us of comparable conditions at guantanamo bay, remind us of cia prisons in other parts of the world and conditions iranians experience in prisons in u.s. >> the two talked about how they heard the screams of other inmates and what they called a total sham of a trial. >>> let's head to atlanta now and economic in with meteorologist reynolds wolf is in today. >> you never know exactly
Sep 25, 2011 7:00am PDT
at it for yourself. it is time-lapse images of a waterspout over lake michigan. that's outside of milwaukee. several waterspouts were spotted over lake michigan yesterday. the lake is about a mile away from marquette university. waterspouts are usually seen in the florida region. they were essentially tornados that develop over water.clearly tornados are over land. rob was watching this closely. >>> diana continues her quest this morning to swim. as of right now, the 62-year-old marathon swimmer completed 49 miles of that 103-mile swim. she was out of the water briefly yesterday to board a boat to treat jelly fish stings. she can still pursue her record because she was not resting on the boat. she already has been in the water longer than her last attempt, which happened in august. her swim overnight was a key test to completing that swim, which she hopes to do monday morning on the florida coast. >>> well, there's something really big going on in san francisco. the city is hosting the 47th annual big book sale. organizers say it is the largest sale of its kind on the west coast. all books cost $1.
Sep 25, 2011 8:00am PDT
republican hopefuls hit the campaign trail romney step in michigan highlighting his family roots when >> i'm planning on doing well here in michigan i agree it take michigan with in the republican column and send brock obama to retirement in will >> both the men wore a pending the mackinaw conference in michigan will perry said he knows what people need and will point the country in the right direction >> americans are ready for pier talking about a revenue attained will every day is your president i will go to that oval and i would try to make was in dc as consequential as i can >> every day what the sunshine state of florida room had presidential candidates wit. it remains to be seen what who " will wind up in the white house but it will be a race to the finish line >> much more ahead on kron 4 weekend burst a programming note the blue angels and the leeway will be on saturday october 8th at the creepy and we will have a one hour special and now >> check with enwreathed they are 640 years old about 16 in. tall and they are powerful we will tell you about them coming up on kron 4 weekend
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Sep 25, 2011 9:00pm EDT
of the union address. >> robert and gary allen are brothers who run a small michigan roofing company that have half of their factory went enunused and the recession hit them hard. >> they found an upside to the downturn with a big assist from the american taxpayer. >> they with the help of the government loan that empty space is being used to manufacturer solar shingles being sold all across the country. >> when did the government first start getting involved? >> from the very beginning telling us how we can make a business out of this and helping us to do that and using their resources to prod us along. >> when the allen brothers found themselves low on cash for supplies, uncle sam was there again. >> when we were in our hour of need i turned to the government and i said i have to have a quarter million dollars or else bad things are going to happen. they found a way to give us a low were loan. for us it was a godsend. >> how many people have you been able to hire? >> the plan is to hire 18 but we have hired 6. >> would you been able to thierz folks without the government assistance? >> it c
Sep 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. president? the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. ms. stabenow: thank you, mr. president. i want to speak for a few moments about what is happening, what has been happening all week here in the senate and in the house of representatives. first of all, this year we've seen a terrible string of natural disasters that have shut down businesses, left families homeless across america. as chair of the agriculture committee, i'm certainly very concerned about the flooding along the mississippi and missouri rivers and the record droughts that have devastated the livelihoods of men and women who grow our food across america. in response to that, the senate, on a bipartisan basis, a strong bipartisan basis, responded to provide the funding for fema to help with communities across america -- 48 states -- to be able to responding and be able to do what we always do as americans: to be able to step up and work together and meet these kind of natural disasters and the help that's needed. we sent that to the house. the house decided, on the other hand, that they not only would lower the funding
Sep 25, 2011 3:00am PDT
% of the vote. the florida straw poll isn't the only one we're watching. the michigan republican party will have one. we'll hopefully have results around 8:30 eastern time. mitt romney and rick perry are the favorites. both made appearances at that event. during his speech, perry took a shot to his fellow front-runner mitt romney and tried to put his rough debate performance behind him. >> there are may be slicker candidates, and there may be smoother debaters, but i know what i believe in. i'm going to stand on that belief every day. i will guide this country with a deep, deep rudder. >> for all your political news and updates, you know the place to go. >>> five minutes past the hour. let economy turn to seattle now where -- let me turn to seattle now where a fire-fight ends with a man being killed after being armed with two rifles. [ gunfire ] >> you're hearing it play out there. apparently this man was walking down the street pointing the guns at people. he didn't fire until he got to an elementary school. next door to where this happened, a high school football was going on
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Sep 26, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. the former massachusetts government mitt romney defeated the competition in a michigan state of the union troll but the governor romney was been in michigan. and now, shannon is live in washington. you were in florida talking with the straw poll voters. what drove them to herman cain. >>reporter: a combination. a lot of folks told us they were disappointed in rick perry's debate performance but others responded to the barn burner speech that herman cain gave after the debate. he says people like his ideas. >> the establishment and all of these other people they will have to get out of denial and recognize that my message is what is resonating with the people who are beginning to actually cast a vote. >> the other candidates that spent quite a bit of money in florida, herman cain rented a bus and drove around and talked to people. >>trace: the frontrunner, how are they going after each other today? >>reporter: a new video and rick perry is pointing out the differences that romney has between his hard back book, no apology, and the paperback version which deletes a controversial line about
Sep 28, 2011 4:00am EDT
the coach. five days ahead of the game with michigan, one of the greatest rivalries in the country, they fire their coach. they're infuriated by this decision. the expression of public anger took the form of one of those college sports moments that makes our executive, bill wolf cry at meetings when he tries to explain them. hours after coach earl bruce was fired, 150 members of the ohio state marching band marched to earl bruce's house and serenaded their old devastated coach with ohio state fight songs. ♪ the whole state of michigan ♪ we're from ohio >> coach earl bruce was not a man who wants to reveal his emotions. he wept openly with the band on his lawn. five days later ohio state traveled to michigan and somehow beat their arch rivals and the buckeye players carried coach earl bruce off the field on their shoulders. serenading leads to weeping, leads to upset victory and redemption. earl bruce's week in november 1987 was the standard in which tearful marching band stories must, must be judged. the best thing in the world is right up there with it. it's maybe even as good
Sep 27, 2011 4:00am PDT
is declining will once again to 12 percent when the four years ago before the recession michigan and mississippi where the only state the pop with unemployment above 6% with an june 20091 nevada and michigan docked at plan presented with california's at problems and would it will take another five years and recover >> some encouraging news on the job front macy's said it plans on hiring 80 wells seasonal workers isn't that is 4 percent more the last year it will work in retail stores and feeling orders online >> >> were looking outside at bay bridge mckenzie pretty clear conditions out of oakland into san francisco you may have pettifog along the coast line at it will the quick profit on the we see some light pictures temperatures in the '80s and low 90s cannot own land spots and dwigh. still holding twosomes '60s when back closer to the coastline is still in the fifties and one as we head into the afternoon that temperatures are going to stop what sort todaone solar today with we're going to see upper 80s and 900 this is a look of your temperatures some for later on this afterno
Sep 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT
to help. >>> the political spotlight is on florida and michigan this weekend. earlier today, mitt romney won the straw poll at the republican conference of 681 votes cast, romney captured 51% and candidate rick perry won 16%. in the florida straw poll yesterday, involving the republican presidential candidates, herman cain was the big winner, collecting 37% of the votes. rick perry came in second. and michele bachmann got just 1%. cain said the win shows he cannot be ignored. >>> what does the florida straw poll win mean for herman cain's campaign and is new jersey governor chris christie being pressured to enter the presidential race. earlier today, i spoke with political blogger danielle belton about the changing political landscape of the presidential race. so, danielle, leading up to this straw poll, some were willing to say that this was a two-man race between romney and perry. herman cain's win in florida, that straw poll, how much of a game changer is this? >> well, you know, as exciting as this probably is for herman cain and people who support him this is a poll that people were
Sep 25, 2011 2:00pm PDT
. >> yeah, florida and then also as well michigan this morning. let's start in michigan, the mackinaw island conference, a republican activist up there, look at the results. at the top, mitt romney with 51% of the delegates voting for him. we knew he would do well, the former massachusetts governor was born in michigan, his dad was a popular governor. romney won the republican primary last time around. perry way down in -- way, way back there. he did go to michigan to campaign for this. but not so well in the results. let's go to the one out of florida. this is the florida presidency five. the winner was not rick perry, which a lot of people thought he would be. it was herman cain by a long shot. there is rick perry at 15%. romney at 14 and so on. and, fred, this is interesting because maybe these results are a reflection of the uneven debate performances we have seen from rick perry, both in florida. could be troubling. he's still the front-runner but this is troubling for rick perry. >> so straw polls, how important are they really? >> yes and no. they're a test of a campaign outreach to a
Sep 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
, thank you for calling. caller: i am concerned here in michigan with the layoffs, the $300 million deficit, and they appointed two emergency financial managers. there seems to be waste and fraud and abuse in accountability. i would like to see how no child left the chat -- no child left behind enforced in court and not left to the states. host: so your state is not up to the challenge? caller: that is correct. host: can you give us more specifics? caller: we have a lot of administrators, a superintendent, with the governor that has recently left office, she had controlled for years. they took out almost $1 billion but still we maintained a deficit. the should have file for bankruptcy protection and we would not be in this situation. it does not make sense for kids to go to school and not have supplies and toilet paper. it was a bunch of nonsense. host: the ranking member of the education committee had this to say about obama's decision when it came to the waivers. president obama's efforts represent a dramatic shift -- again, waivers being offered to states to come up with their ow
Sep 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
, delaware, illinois, indiana, kentucky, kentucky, kentucky, ohio, ohio, ohio, michigan, missouri and tennessee. some have suggested that this program has been slow to spend emergency funding provided in the f.y. 2000 c.r. the loan process ought to be strenuous. one company originally applied in 2006 and received an a.t.v. loan in 2010 and required four years of due diligence and reviewed to qualify for the loan. republicans seem to be shoing an ultimate umh. expedite the review process. by the way, the company in question employed 400 employees before receiving the loan. today they have 1,400 employees in the field of engineering research and development, design, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance and service, sales and support. the program has an additional 18 loan applications in progress that are projected to create 50,000 to 60,000 more jobs in california, florida, illinois, indiana, louisiana, michigan, missouri and ohio. one pending application would support investments at 11 plants in illinois, indiana, michigan and ohio. the company employs over 56,000 workers having ad
Sep 25, 2011 1:00am EDT
democrat in another 40 years. the next call is from michigan. caller: good morning. guest: good morning. caller: i want to thank you for hitting the topics right on the nail. we definitely need to go after the upper income people because, as in backing the great depression, it did two things. it made the wealthy get off the money. it also made them free of jobs. without a strong middle-class, this country is never going to survive. in michigan, we have a 10% unemployment rate. it is basically because of foreign trade policies that we have agreed to. we need to start taking care of our own in the united states. getting back to what the person said about president obama taking a vacation, back here in michigan, the legislature takes two months of treaty summertime. nobody needs to be taking two months off in the summertime. i want to cut short and by mr. parker for speaking the truth. guest: i want to respond if i may. i love that advertising campaign of imported from detroit. it shows this country has muscled. the state of michigan has muscle. the american car industry is coming back. lo
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